Becker Avionics Inc. Appoints Markus Schmitz as VP, Strategy & Business Development

MIRAMAR, Fla. , Dec. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Becker Avionics Inc., is pleased to announce that Markus Schmitz has joined the Becker Avionics team as Vice President of Strategy and Business Development. Markus will be responsible for developing and implementing corporate business strategies and partnerships for the North and South American aviation markets, as well as providing cross-business divisional leadership and support for "high impact" projects, strategy and analysis for the Becker Group.

Prior to joining the Becker Avionics Team, Markus consulted for several Aviation clients and held management positions with Eurocopter, a wholly owned subsidiary of EADS, in Europe and the United States . With a Masters in Engineering and Business and over 10 years of international aviation management experience Markus brings strong process, organizational and management expertise to the Becker Avionics organization.

About Becker Avionics

Becker Avionics is a privately held high-tech company that develops, manufactures and distributes the latest communications, navigation, surveillance and search & rescue equipment for airborne, maritime and ground applications.

Becker Avionics has a longstanding history of over 50 years in providing equipment to General and Corporate Aviation, ATC, law enforcement and military organizations around the world. In order to support the international market requirements the Company has established branches around the world. Becker Avionics supports an extensive customer base, such as, but not limited to Eurocopter, EADS, Airbus, British Aerospace, ATR, CASA, Dornier-Fairchild, Xian Aircraft Corporation, Agusta, Pilatus, German Air force, Navy and Army, German Border Patrol, German Police , Austrian Army and Police, Swiss Air Force, Dutch Police, Security Civil, Irish Air Corps, Egypt Navy, Indonesian Navy, Portuguese Air Force, US Navy, U.S.A.F. Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol, etc.

To learn more about Becker Avionics and its product lines, please visit the company's Web site at or contact us at or 1-954-450-3137.

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